Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis is a Senior Advisor with ASG, where he draws on his background as a career member of the U.S. Senior Foreign Service with strong experience in Latin America, Europe, and at the United Nations.
Prior to joining ASG, Ambassador DeLaurentis served as Chargé d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba. Previously, he served for three years as the Alternate Representative for Special Political Affairs at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations and was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs.
Ambassador DeLaurentis was previously Minister Counselor for Political Affairs and Security Council Coordinator at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. Since beginning his foreign service career in 1991, Ambassador DeLaurentis has served in multiple overseas posts, including twice in Havana as a consular officer and later as Political-Economic Section Chief. He also served as Political Counselor at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Geneva, and Political Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Bogota.
In Washington, Ambassador DeLaurentis served as Executive Assistant to the Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs, Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Director of Inter-American Affairs at the National Security Council, and as an International Relations Officer in the Bureau of International Organizations. Prior to his public service career, Ambassador DeLaurentis held a senior staff position at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Ambassador DeLaurentis received a B.S.F.S. degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and a M.A. of International Affairs degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. He speaks Spanish.
He is based in Washington, D.C.